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How to Apply

 
Please review the Munzer Foundation’s Program Areas and Eligibility before applying for the 2022 grant cycle. We also encourage you to view the FAQs tab, where you will find useful information that can be helpful when putting your application together.

NEW USERS

(applying to the Foundation for the first time)

  • Complete a letter of inquiry (LOI), CLICK HERE to begin the process
  • LOI application period is September 15-29, 2021
  • If the LOI meets the Foundation’s priorities and interests, the applicant will be invited to submit a full application
  • It typically takes two weeks for an LOI to be reviewed

EXISTING USERS

(current partners)

  • Complete a letter of inquiry (LOI), CLICK HERE to begin the process
  • LOI application period is September 15-29, 2021
  • In November 2021 eligible applicants will receive an email with information about the application dates
  • The application period is November 29th - December 3rd, 2021

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

All new and existing users will complete a Letter of Inquiry (LOI) September 15-29, 2021

Applications (open to eligible applicants) November 29 – December 3, 2021

APPLICANTS Please make note of the application dates. The Foundation will NOT accept late applications.

THE MUNZER FOUNDATION ONLINE GRANT SYSTEM

Current partners and new applicants will need to submit an LOI for the 2022 grant cycle, CLICK HERE. This system is how we manage all our grants. It allows you to view your current and prior applications and is intended to simplify many of the grant related tasks.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

If there is a new primary contact for your organization, CLICK HERE to email us so we can update your organization’s contact information. Please continue to read the information below to better understand the role of the primary contact. The online system is set up for each organization to have one primary contact. This main contact will be responsible for reading all correspondence, meeting all deadlines, and submitting required forms to maintain good standing with the Foundation. The primary contact will also be able to invite others (i.e., staff, consultants, fiscal intermediaries) to collaborate on an application and other forms.

Why is one primary applicant preferred? It is possible that the CEO or Executive Director (ED) is busy or out of the office and unintentionally overlooks an email from the online grant management system resulting in a missed a deadline. One solution is to have a coordinator as the primary contact to inform or lead the collaboration for the organization and get the item(s) submitted in a timely manner.

CLICK HERE to view a short video on how the collaborate feature works.

TO ACCESS THE ONLINE GRANT SYSTEM, PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION CAREFULLY.


New Users = New Applicants

Click "Create New Account". Be sure to keep this login information for your organization’s records. Please make sure you read the new users information to the right of the email address andpassword on the system home page. TIP: See the message above inthe “important” section. This email address/contact information should be for the “primary contact”and is the one we will use to communicate withyou if we have questions, which sometimes require an immediate response.

Existing Users = Online Grant System Users

Use the same email address and password that you used in the prior year.

For new contacts with existing organizations, please email the Foundation office with new contact’s name, email address and title before attempting to log in.

Not sure?

If you think that you or someone at your organization has already registered in the system, DO NOT create a new account. This could result in loss of historical information for your organization. Instead, please contact the Foundation office.

Once you have entered the online grant system

  1. You will start by clicking on “Apply” (next to the image of the house)
  2. Click on the 2022 Grant Cycle to start the LOI
  • New users: Complete the LOI from September 15-29, 2021.
  • Existing Users: Complete the LOI from September 15-29, 2021. The Foundation will email you in November with information for completing the application.
  • Applications accepted: November 29th - December 3rd, 2021
These instructions are demonstrated in this Apply for Funding video.